CCIRH Recommended Resources for Migrant Health

application link  1.     EVIDENCE BASED CLINICAL GUIDELINES FOR IMMIGRANTS AND REFUGEES…  Pottie K, Greenaway C, Feightner J, et al.  CMAJ 2011 including PTSD, depression, child maltreatment, intimate partner violence, malaria, TB, hepatitis B &C, HIV, intestinal parasites, varicella, MMR and DTPP, vision health and dental disease, and unmet contraceptive, iron deficiency anemia, and pregnancy. available at )

application link  2.     The Multicultural Mental Health Resource Centre (MMHRC) aims to improve the quality and availability of appropriate mental health services for people from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds, including immigrants, refugees, and members of established ethnocultural communities. Website:  

application link  3.      Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases. Draft guidelines for diagnosis, management and prevention of infection in recently arrived refugees. Sydney (Australia): The Society; 2009.

application link  4.      IMMIGRANT MEDICINE…Walker PF, Barnett ED, Stauffer WM, editors. Immigrant medicine. Philadelphia (PA): Saunders Elsevier; 2007

application link  5.     UK Migrant Health

application link  6.      INCORPORATE CULTURAL COMPETENCY IN HEALTH CARE…National Health and Research Council AG. Cultural competency in health: a guide for policy, partnerships and participation. Canberra (Australia): The Council; 2005. Available at:

application link  7.      WHEN SUPPORTING A VICTIM OF TORTURE …Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture aims to support practitioners and patients with counseling programs, support groups, crisis intervention, and legal support:

application link  8.      UNHCR—WHAT DO THEY DO? WHERE DO THEY WORK? WHO DO THEY HELP? FIND OUT NOW...United National High Commission for Refugee UNHCR:

application link  9.      E-Learning Module Series from Sick Kids Hospital in Toronto  

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